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Liquor Store, Drug Bust and Holiday Crime

A look at a few of the most notable stories this week on Dacula Patch.

Liquor Store Application Process to Begin in January

We may not know where the store will be located or who the owner will be, but we do know the answers are coming soon. Next month, the City of Dacula will begin accepting documents from parties interested in becoming the city's liquor store licensee. There will only be one, so it will be interesting to see how much competition there is to open a package store in town. 

In yet another I-85 drug bust, police got a gun and meth off the streets and locked up three people. I am always glad to see patrol cars on I-85 for just this very reason.

Young Robber Snatches Woman’s iPhone at Mall of Georgia

'Tis the season ... for crime. It is easy to get distracted when you are in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the holidays, but remember the bad guys will remain focused on depriving you of your possessions. Which brings us to ...

Safety Steps to Take This Christmas Shopping Season

This week, Ray Newman shared some valuable tips to help you stay safe and secure while out shopping this holiday season. As Ray wrote, "... be alert and very careful realizing there are thugs and thieves who will stop at nothing to steal from you and ruin your Christmas."

Crime Alerts

This week, Dacula Patch readers posted two crime alerts:

  • Crime Alert: Car Break-ins at Harbins Park
  • Crime Alert: Another Break-in at Harbins Park

Thanks to Kimberly Kota and Rick Sammons for taking the time to share details of these crimes so that we, as a community, know to be watchful and aware. If you have information you want to share with the community, be sure to post an announcement

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